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BSCD Administration
Dr. Tonia Thompson, Interim Superintendent
Dr. Tonia Thompson, Interim Superintendent

Dr. Tonia Thompson brings 26 years of experience with the Binghamton City School District as she takes on the role of interim superintendent.

Thompson most recently served as the assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and accountability, where she was responsible for overseeing all curriculum development, assessments and oversaw the development and administration of competitive and non-competitive grant funds. She chaired the district-wide Professional Development Committee, Curriculum Counsel, District Data Team, District Policy Committee, and Co-chairs the District Annual Professional Performance Review and Instructional Technology Committee. She led all activities related to accountability as related to student performance.

Thompson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biology with a minor in chemistry and concentration in human services, followed by a Master of Arts in Teaching Science from Binghamton University. She began her career in education in 1987 as a high school science teacher, later moving to West Middle School to teach physical science. An opportunity to bring her knowledge of science teaching to the elementary level occurred when she took a position as a challenge teacher and teacher resource for elementary science for seven years.

During her tenure she was recognized as New York State Teacher of the Year by the Association for Gifted and Talented, National Presidential Award Winner in Elementary Science, Math, and Science and Technology Teacher of the Year – Roberson Museum. After receiving the national Albert Einstein Distinguished Teaching Fellowship award, she served as a fellow at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, Virginia. Interested in continuing her education, she returned to New York State as a graduate student at Syracuse University in pursuit of a Certificate in Educational Leadership. As an Administrative Intern with Skaneateles School District, she was recognized for her work by receiving the Lansing G. Baker Award for Outstanding Educational Leadership Intern. She additionally earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Syracuse University, where she studied the impact of parent education on families and children.

Thompson is appreciative of the opportunity to lead the school district forward in hopes of making BCSD the district of choice and the benchmark for New York State.
Karry Mullins, Assistant Superintendent for Administration
Karry Mullins, Assistant Superintendent for AdministrationA native of Binghamton and a graduate of Binghamton North High School, Mrs. Karry Mullins has utilized her leadership skills in the classroom, as a building principal and as a district administrator to make a difference in the Binghamton schools.
 
Mrs. Mullins received a B.S Ed degree in Special Education/Psychology from the State University of New York at Geneseo, her M.A. from Binghamton University, and her Certificate of Advanced Study from SUNY-Cortland. 
 
From 1987-1998, she worked as a special education teacher in the Binghamton City School District.  From 1994-1996, she took a leave of absence from her position to oversee a NYSED grant to support students re-entering schools after a Traumatic Brain Injury in the Southern Tier.
 
In 1998, she was named Assistant Director of Special Services and, in 1999, moved to Director of Special Services, a position she held until 2010 when she assumed her role as Principal of Calvin Coolidge Elementary until 2013.
 
In her current position as Assistant Superintendent for Administration, Mrs. Mullins develops and administers the district wide budget and long-range financial planning. She supervises all business functions of the district, including business management, transportation, buildings and grounds, and food service operations. She oversees district wide capital improvements, including the rebuilding of MacArthur Elementary School. She works with the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability in developing the Contract for Excellence funding plan. She coordinates district wide emergency response, safety and risk management. She performs annual professional reviews for administrative personnel, and assists the Superintendent as needed.
BUILDING PRINCIPALS
 
Binghamton High School       Roxie Oberg762-8200 
East Middle SchoolTim Simonds762-8300
West Middle SchoolMichael Holly763-8400
Coolidge ElementaryMary Kay Ryan762-8290
Franklin ElementarySuzanne Thomas762-8340
Jefferson ElementaryKristine Battaglino763-8430
MacArthur ElementaryMaria McIver762-8119
Mann ElementaryPeter Stewart762-8270
Roosevelt ElementaryDavid Chilson762-8280
Wilson ElementaryBarbara McLean763-8440
 


DIRECTORS
 

Attendance & Pupil Services

Deb Card762-8114
Curriculum (Humanities) Jennifer Dove762-8100 x 309
Curriculum (STEM) Brenda Lidestri762-8100 x 308
Educational TechnologyDawn Young    762-8100 x 328
Fine Arts & World Language
Margaret McGarry762-8245
Health, Phys. Education & AthleticsDavid Garbarino762-8148
PersonnelDavid Thon762-8100 x 412
Special ServicesAnnette Minarcin762-8136 x 201
Special ServicesTracy Caezza762-8136 x 201
   
 
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